Soybean Pests

Soybean Looper

Overview

The soybean looper is a caterpillar about 1 1/4 inches long that moves with the characteristic looping movement. It is a sporatic feeder on soybeans, usually found mid-July to mid-August. The larvae eat leaf tissue, leaving irregularly-shaped holes between the veins.

Read more: Soybean looper – Soybean Insect Guide, Iowa State University